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50 Cent sex tape to be shown to jury in court

Actor and musician Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson arrives at the Weinstein Netflix after party after at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 11, 2015.  REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon   (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GOLDENGLOBES-PARTIES) - RTR4L1ET

Actor and musician Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson arrives at the Weinstein Netflix after party after at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 11, 2015. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GOLDENGLOBES-PARTIES) - RTR4L1ET

Manhattan jurors in the 50 Cent sex-tape case will get to see its doctored footage — but they won’t hear how the plaintiff is allegedly a “freak who would do anything in bed,” a judge has ruled.

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the case involving Fitty, rival Rick Ross and Ross’ baby mama.

The trial was delayed a week after the Grammy Award-winning Fitty declared corporate bankruptcy to try to dodge a potentially large verdict.

The rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, was sued in 2010 by Lastonia Leviston, the mother of Ross’ child, after allegedly posting online a video of her and another man having sex.

The video gained 4 million views and nearly drove the Florida woman to suicide, according to Leviston’s lawsuit.

Jurors will hear from 50 Cent and view the video in which a picture of Fitty’s alter ego, Pimpin’ Curly, is superimposed over the face of Leviston’s lover.

They will also get to watch a YouTube clip of 50 Cent talking about his rivalry with Ross.

But Supreme Court Justice Paul Wooten said the jury will not be allowed to hear testimony that Leviston was a call girl and a “freak who would do anything in bed,” but may be told of her criminal record.

This article originally appeared in the New York Post.

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